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Hunter-Gault named to American Academy of Arts & Sciences

May 1, 2023

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Lead@ 3 speakers offer advice, inspiration

April 28, 2023

Student affairs leader prioritizes supporting all students

April 21, 2023

 Black Affairs Council named top student organization

April 5, 2023





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 DeRetta Rhodes: Team Player 

Engineering a Community

Road Dawgs spread inspiration and spirit across the state

Lawrence named American Council on Education Fellow

Georgia Supreme Court Justice finds value in being uncomfortable

Laura Hope Whitaker redefines diversity

Monica Pearson celebrates those who make headlines

Vincent Glover’s UGA experience led to internships with Tesla and NASA

Jaquarius Raglin helps students find their path

Justice Verde Colvin to give Holmes-Hunter Lecture

Book examines hierarchy, ethnonationalism, womanhood through Indian dance

Imani Winds perform ‘Black and Brown: Celebrating Composers of Color’

Michelle Samuel-Foo: More Than Just Farming

Famed soprano Angela Brown, advocate for representation in music, visits February 20-24 as Delta Chair

Coding for the future

Christel Vivor finds success and community at UGA

Lead at 3 speakers announced for spring series

Director helps create spaces for students, faculty and staff

Matthew Whitaker makes Athens debut with his quintet

Student Affairs VP Victor Wilson announces retirement

UGA Sophmore among first recipients of LAF Ignite scholarship

Morehead delivers 2023 State of the University Address

Freedom Breakfast Speakers,  award recipients help community grow

Singer-songwriter Leyla McCalla explores her Haitian roots at UGA - UGA Today

Dunn, Thomas named Footsteps Award recipients

Boons, Ferguson-Noel elected to National Academy of Inventors

Four UGA Students Awarded AAHHE Graduate Fellowships

UGA achieves record-breaking completion rates

UGA seeking nominations for annual Footsteps Award

State executive director to give Freedom Breakfast keynote

University certificates, scholarships awarded during Embracing Diversity ceremony

Disability Resource Center recognizes students, faculty, donors at annual reception

UGA TRIO programs receive more than $4 million to support students

Johnson-Bailey receives inaugural Centennial Professorship

South African Gospel Choir makes UGA Presents debut

New director of bands introduced at wind ensemble concert

UGA wins national outreach award

UGA creating ‘one-stop shop’ for student services

Multicultural faculty, staff celebrated at fall reception

UGA Foundation honors Victor Wilson

UGA and APLU support diverse STEM leadership at colleges, universities

Blue Key awards banquet recognizes 2022 award recipients, initiates

2022 President's Annual Report

UGA donors celebrated at Presidents Club Reception

Moni Basu named director of MFA Narrative Nonfiction program

Awards, scholarships given at 2022 BFSO ceremony

Harlem Quartet brings underrepresented composers, familiar works to the stage

Complexions Ballet visits Athens for four performances

University of Georgia Named a Military Friendly Tier 1 Research Institution and Best for Vets

Social work professor addresses domestic violence in the Korean American community

“Women of Letters” launches a bilingual collection of poetry, Raízes: Brazilian Women Poets in Translation

Lil’ Ice Cream Dude trades a scoop for a pencil

UGA Receives National Higher Education Diversity Award!

UGA again ranks in top 20 among best public universities

Exhibit Celebrates 50 Years of Women’s Sports at UGA

Meet the artist who painted portraits of Black, Diallo and Miller

Athens Artist Creates Benches to Honor Holmes and Hunter

Mary Frances Early Celebrated on 60th Anniversary of Graduation

UGA Dedicates Black-Diallo-Miller Hall Residence Hall

UGA completes Phase 2 of STEM Research Complex

International Coffee Hour celebrates 50th anniversary

African civic leaders spent six weeks at UGA

Harold Alonza Black

Mary Blackwell Diallo

Kerry Rushin Miller

First Lady visits UGA

Stepping Stones UGA app traces history-making paths of UGA desegregation

UGA Alumni Association unveils 2022 Class of 40 Under 40

NSF grant enables UGA to expand statewide STEM program

Cook received Alumni Association 2022 Faculty Service Award

Road Dawgs program visits high schools across the state

Multicultural faculty, staff celebrated at annual reception

UGA-led program furthers underrepresented student opportunities

Sycarah Fisher is Finding her Place

Carter named director of diversity and inclusion

Garcia selected to lead undergraduate diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives

UGA recommends naming two facilities for African American alumni

Former Albany State president to give Freedom Breakfast keynote

Inaugural recipient of Inclusive Community Award named during Embracing Diversity

UGA receives national diversity award for eighth consecutive year

New Digital Exhibit: 'Not Only for Ourselves: The Integration of UGA Athletics' 

Three UGA faculty members elected to National Academy of Sciences

GAAME supports Black, African American males

UGA diversity committee focused on three priorities

Joni Taylor Named SEC Coach of the Year, Trio of Lady Bulldogs Honored

New research grant program fosters diversity, inclusion

Barkley Barton II Named Director of Undergraduate Admissions

UGA top institution for service to student veterans

Henry Louis Gates Jr. to give Holmes-Hunter Lecture

UGA’s J. Marshall Shepherd elected to the National Academy of Engineering 

New award created to recognize important work 

Watch the 2021 Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Breakfast

Morrow named associate director of faculty and staff initiatives

UGA Celebrating 60 years of desegregation

Hamilton Holmes Jr. to give Freedom Breakfast keynote

Kudos: Delgado-Romero receives 2020 Elizabeth Hurlock Beckman Award

UGA Names Qiana N. Wilson Director of Equal Opportunity Office

Initiative Underway to Increase Diversity Among UGA STEM Faculty

Expanded Programs Help First-Generation Students

The Coca-Cola Foundation to Give $1 Million to First-Generation UGA Students

Disability Resource Center's Annual Recognition Reception Honors Faculty, Student Scholars

Making Science Accessible: Two UGA Students in prestigious  program

Once a Dawg, Always a Dawg! The Zeta Psi Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc

UGA Joins Group to Enhance Faculty Diversity in STEM

Diversity Advisory Council Holds Annual Retreat

Library Partners on Latino, Hispanic History Project

Avondale City Commissioner Included in Initiative Documenting Latinx Contributions to GA Politics

Certificates and Scholarships Awarded at Annual Embracing Diversity Event

UGA Expands Access to Study Abroad Opportunities for Minority Students

The INSIGHT into Diversity Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award

UGA Funds Faculty Research to Study Role of Slavery in Institution's Early Development

Alton Standifer Named Assistant to the President

Mary Frances Early Lecture: New York Times Bestselling Author, Dr. Christopher Emdin

2019 Freedom Breakfast Speaker Calls for Continuation of Work on King's "Unfinished Business"

UGA to Present President's Medal to Mary Frances Early, Delmer Dunn

UGA Law School Creates Benham Scholars Program to Enhance Diversity in Legal Education, Profession

Namesake to Deliver Holmes-Hunter Lecture

Morehead: New Initiatives Will Build on "Great Momentum"

Education is the Key to Realizing King's Dream

Schwarzman Scholars

$1.16 Million Grant Funds Graduate School Pathway for First-Generation Students

Certificates, Scholarships Awarded at Annual Embracing Diversity Event

UGA Receives $1 Million NSF Grant to Extend STEM Minority Program

Elders Shares Vision for Future During Mary Frances Early Lecture

Charlayne Hunter-Gault Announces Giving Voice to the Voiceless Fund

Road Dawgs Spread the Benefits of a College Education

RED Lecture: Why Don’t We Have More Women in Senior Leadership Roles

Lisa K. Nolan Named Dean of UGA College of Veterinary Medicine

Vice President Wilson Receives 2017 Insight Into Diversity Magazine Giving Back Award

Ebenezer Baptist Pastor to Give Keynote at Freedom Breakfast

UGA Receives Three NSF Grants to Broaden Undergraduate, Graduate Participation in STEM

University of Georgia Receives National Diversity Award for Third Consecutive Year

UGA's Incoming Class Sets Records for Academic Qualifications, Diversity

UGA Leaves Lasting Impression on L.I.F.E. League Students

Diverse Dawgs: Minority Enrollment Rises at UGA

Veterinary Professor Corrie Brown Named University Professor at UGA

GAAME Testimonial from Mansur

Empowering and Motivating

Certificate Program Helps Foster Inclusive Campus Environment

Simon Kilmurry and Monica Pearson Appointed to Peabody Awards Board of Jurors

Nine Named to First Class of Women’s Leadership Fellows